Eda Elif Tibet | Turkey | 2016 | 48 min
A musical documentary of the life of Maisa Alhafez, a musician and a Syrian refugee living in Istanbul, who founded the Istanbul Mosaic Oriental Choir, a multi-cultural choir that sings to raise awareness of peace building and rehabilitation.
Inna Denisova | Russia | 2018 | 93 mins
A documentary film following the journey of a woman over the age of 40 trying to become a mother.
Morissa Maltz | USA | 2018 | 52 mins
Ingrid is an intimate look at a woman who left her life as a successful fashion designer and mother in Texas to become a reclusive hermit, immersed in nature and focused on creating art.
Florencia Bohtlingk | Argentina | 2017 | 57 min
A portrait of a small farming and herding village in the Misiones Jungle, Argentina. Testimonies of the arrival to the place with little or almost nothing are mixed with affective histories and the daily tasks of food provision. La Flor Settlers is a pictorial and human documentary about the feeling of belonging and the struggle for the land.
Leila Jarman | Jordan & USA | 2013 | 51 mins
Asma and Munira produce and broadcast a groundbreaking socio-political radio program from Amman on the issues plaguing the Jordan Valley, an impoverished, religious and tribal agricultural hub – and their home.
Julio Suarez | Spain | 2017 | 70 mins
Leo a la Vida is a documentary about Leonela Relys, the inventor of the most innovative literacy method in Spain, the “Yes I Can” method which challenges common misconceptions and perceptions about illiteracy.
Ishani K. Dutta | India | 2013 | 50 mins
An impoverished but spirited mother of three decides to rent her womb for income, embarking upon a roller coaster of emotions at the heart of an economized medical procedure: surrogacy.
Mykaela Plotkin | Brazil | 2018 | 75 mins
An essay film of found-footage that recollects unregistered memories combining reflections on identity and ethnic roots.
Jeremy Boo & Lee Xian Jie | Singapore | 2012 | 54 mins
Filmed in an observational style, Before We Forget is the interwoven story of two Singaporean families and their year long journey with dementia.
Hatefeh Majidi | Iran & Italy | 2017 | 37 mins
A documentary film exploring Iran and Iranian women through the lens of Italian mass media.
Nadya Ali | USA | 2016 | 40 mins
Three Muslim women share their stories of sexual assault—and, in a deeply personal way, they challenge the stigma that has long suppressed the voice of survivors.
Larraitz Zuazo Aurrekoetxea | Spain | 2016 | 65 mins
Araitz Rodríguez, the daughter of a worker at the Euskalduna shipbuilding company, has taken on the task of reconstructing the memory of the struggle that took place in Bilbao between 1983 and 1988, but which did not manage to prevent the closure of the shipyard.
Jennifer Hood | USA | 2018 | 41 mins
Wisconsin ranks high among the United States for the recovery of sex trafficking adolescents. From law enforcement to advocates, you will understand how traffickers work and manipulate their victims, as well as how to prevent yourself from becoming one.
Deeyah Khan | UK | 2012 | 69 min
In a brutal honor killing committed by her family, Banaz Mahmod, a young British Kurdish woman in London, warns law enforcement of the threat to her life with no avail. Only too late, police efforts brought her killers to justice.
France Benoit | Canada | 2015 | 25 mins
Giant Mine, located near Yellowknife in the Northwest Territories, is still an unhealed, open wound for Mary Rose Sundberg, a grandmother from the Yellowknives Dene First Nation. On behalf of her grandchildren and her people, she is anxiously following the remediation of the 237,000 tons of arsenic buried underground, enough arsenic to kill the world a few times over if it gets in contact with water.
Holly Mosher | Brazil & USA | 2004 | 47 mins
Through their grassroots efforts, two women in Recife, Brazil, help kids get off the streets and women to break the cycle of domestic violence – giving everyone hope for a second chance.
Patricia Nogueira | Portugal | 2013 | 54 mins
Four intersecting stories about women who reflect on their circumstances inside the Special Prison Facility of Santa Cruz do Bispo, Portugal, where time is set by the daily routines.